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Quality Time, Inviting Oceanfront Studio is awaiting your arrival

Sleeps3
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type studio
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Studio, 1 Bedroom 1 Bath, (Sleeps 2 Adults 1 child)

Spend some time in our little slice of paradise, 'Quality Time' and experience the wonders of Cape Hatteras at your doorstep. Relax on our roof top deck under the brightest stars you will ever see or take a sunrise walk and watch the dolphins swim in the surf.

Quality Time is a free standing Studio on stilts with parking underneath providing you a private hide-a-way on the beach. Our queen size Sleep Number Bed will ensure you get a good nights sleep and if you have a small child or a buddy along, the sofa bed is comfy too. We provide premium bedding for your comfort. Sheets, pillows, comforters.

Dan and I love to cook so the kitchen has everything you need to prepare meals or entertain. The local restaurants are wonderful too with fresh local seafood. There are charcoal grills and picnic tables outside for the grill masters among you.

We provide 2 beach Chairs, 2 Umbrellas and 2 Boogie Boards for your enjoyment. There are rental shops nearby if you would like to rent bikes or kayaks etc.

QT is small so we have done everything to utilize the space as efficiently and artistically as possible. It's very cheerful, clean and well, it's just beachy. We've had lots of honeymooners and many repeat visitors over the years to rave reviews. We think you will be very happy at Quality Time.

As with all Mid Atlantic vacation spots we are subject to hurricanes between July and Nov. Please consider travel insurance. VRBO offers a plan but there are other insurance options. Check via GOOGLE. It's not expensive and safeguards your vacation monies.

Keywords: Affordable, Efficiency, Oceanfront, Relaxing, Sleep Number Bed, Studio, Beach House, Beach, Cabana

More Details

Owner
Susan and Dan Beard
Member since: 2012
Speaks english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
February 21, 2018

About Susan and Dan Beard

I have family in Hatteras and have been going to Hatteras since I was a small child. My husband Dan was raised on a finger lake in NY so we both have a love of the water.

We rented a Cabana in the summer of 2006 and were hooked. We had 4 units filled with family and friends and enjoyed the privacy of the individual units over the big beach houses we had rented before. We bought #32 on my birthday later that same year.

We feel that time with family and friends is so important and when you combine that with sunny skies and endless beaches the name Quality Time just fits.

Dan and I love fishing and Hatteras offers a of variety of options. Surf casting from the beach has provided many lunches of Trout, Pompano, Puppy Drum, Flounder etc. There are head boats and charters a plenty. Our favorite is the Stormy Petrel. It is huge and can take the whole family out deep sea fishing.

Susan and Dan Beard purchased this studio in 2006

Why Susan and Dan Beard chose Hatteras

Dan proposed to me on one knee at the top of Hatteras Lighthouse in 1997 before it was moved. This area holds so many special memories for us and we hope your time here will enrich your lives as much as it has ours.

What makes this studio unique

Driving on the beach is too much fun!! It's a must do if you have a 4 wheel drive vehicle. Beach combing, horseback riding on the beach, kite surfing, kayaking, did i mention driving on the beach?? Fishing, driving on the beach and camp fires require permits so please follow the local laws governing these activities.

Amenities

Accommodation and Amenities for this vacation studio rental in Hatteras, North Carolina

Property Type:
  • studio
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 3
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Water View
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • Updated Bathroom Glass Shower Doors. Tub/Shower combo
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3
  • Queen size Beds (1) New purchased late 2017. Sleeper Sofa (1) The fold out sofa has an inner spring mattress.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 1 bicycles
  • 2 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
Attractions:
  • churches
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
This is the perfect beach side rental for 2 or 3. It's cozy, clean and has everything you need to enjoy your time at the beach. Kitchen is great for preparing meals. This is the best bargain rental on the beach. Tell everyone!

Reviews

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5

The Beard's place was absolutely perfect for our weekend getaway, very clean and well kept!

  • 5 of 5

Couldn't recommend this place more. Just a stones throw away from the beach. Beautiful views. Loved both of the decks and the little patio set. We ate breakfast and lunch everyday outside. Can't wait to come back and stay here again!

  • Submitted: 1-Jun-2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you enjoyed your stay. Thanks for the mention of how clean our place is. We appreciate our cleaning staff from Hatteras Helping Hands and we're glad you did too. Susan and Dan Beard
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Charlotte, NC
5

Another great Quality Time experience!

  • 5 of 5

Despite the uncharacteristic cold weather (for the NC coast), my wife and I very much enjoyed our second New Year's stay at Quality Time. It's an affordable, cozy little condo, perfect for two people looking to get away from civilization for a few days. It has everything you need for relaxing: comfy bed, cute kitchen, and only a few steps away from the beach. Susan and Dan were very accommodating and easy to work with - we will definitely be back!

  • Submitted: 4-Jan-2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Excellent place the vacation!

  • 5 of 5

We will definitely be coming back! This cabana makes the NC outer banks a wonderful place to visit. Quality time cabana exceeded our expectations. Can’t wait to return for a summer vacation!

  • Submitted: 10-Dec-2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Good value but needs one improvement

  • 4 of 5

Overall, this is a great value for a reasonable getaway that puts you close to the ocean in a quiet, easy going atmosphere. My SO loved being able to walk out to fish every day, and we met a lot of nice people in the neighboring cabanas. The kitchen had all the necessaries, and was laid out well with such a small space. The cabana was clean. I would have liked an extra blanket--since it was cold for our stay. We had no issues with the internet at all, and a good selection of channels on the television (which I had to take advantage of since it was too chilly for me on the beach).

The cabana is well decorated and cozy. It is a studio, so all space is maximized. The only complaint we had was with the bed. As with the prior reviewer, it was very uncomfortable and the controller appeared to be broken. I know I could have called the owners, but it was not something that could be easily fixed. I would really recommend a new mattress--not a Sleep Number (I am not a fan as they always seem to break judging from the experiences of family members)--as it seems to be an ongoing issue now looking back at some prior reviews. We would definitely be back if that issue was resolved.

  • Submitted: 17-Nov-2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Quality Time

  • 4 of 5

Me and my husband had a wonderful time here. The only issues we had were with the wifi connection and the bed had a big dip in the middle. Besides those things everything was great. Thank you!

  • Submitted: 9-Nov-2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you had a good time on your get away. The bed is a sleep number bed and each side is adjustable so both sleepers can be on as soft or firm a surface as they wish. I'm wondering if the dip was a result of your settings. I am sorry you were not comfortable and wish you would have contacted me to help you correct this problem while you were there. We hope you come back and give us another chance to get it "perfect" for you. Susan and Beard
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5

Perfect place!

  • 5 of 5

Absolutely beautiful! So quaint! Will definitely go back! The owners were very quick to respond to questions before our check in. We had the best time and thoroughly enjoyed it!

  • Submitted: 24-Oct-2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
129 Miles
Norfolk VA ORF
Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
Capt'n Rolos
Nearest Ferry
1.5 Miles
Hatteras Ferry
Nearest Train
129 Miles
Norfolk
Nearest Motorway
Highway 12 South
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Hatterasman
Nearest Beach
0.1 Miles
Right in front of us
Car: necessary

Deep Sea Fishing Charters, 3 light houses nearby, Hatteras, Ocracoke and Bodie Island, Wild Ponies, Free Ferry to Ocracoke (home of Black Beard the pirate) runs yearly, Affordable Flight Seeing Tours, 4 Wheel Drive Vehicle Beach Access, Delicious Fresh Seafood, Surf Fishing, Kite Flying, World Class Kite Surfing in Canadian Hole is just across the street, Bird Sanctuary, Sea Turtles

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Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this vacation studio rental in Hatteras, North Carolina

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
winter
Nov 19 2017 - Mar 31 2018
3 night minimum stay
C$87
From
C$95
Fri,Sat
C$443
 
 
Early Spring
Apr 1 2018 - Apr 14 2018
3 night minimum stay
C$100
From
C$108
Fri,Sat
C$538
 
 
Mid Spring
Apr 15 2018 - Apr 28 2018
3 night minimum stay
C$113
From
C$120
Fri,Sat
C$601
 
 
Late Spring
Apr 29 2018 - May 12 2018
3 night minimum stay
C$125
From
C$133
Fri,Sat
C$639
 
 
Early Summer
May 13 2018 - May 26 2018
3 night minimum stay
C$133
From
C$139
Fri,Sat
C$696
 
 
High Summer
May 27 2018 - Sep 8 2018
Changeover Day: Sunday
7 night minimum stay
C$949
 
 
Early Fall
Sep 9 2018 - Sep 22 2018
3 night minimum stay
C$127
From
C$133
Fri,Sat
C$664
 
 
Fall
Sep 23 2018 - Oct 13 2018
3 night minimum stay
C$114
From
C$120
Fri,Sat
C$639
 
 
Mid Fall
Oct 14 2018 - Nov 3 2018
3 night minimum stay
C$101
From
C$108
Fri,Sat
C$544
 
 
Fall
Nov 4 2018 - Nov 24 2018
3 night minimum stay
C$89
From
C$95
Fri,Sat
C$443
 
 
Winter
Nov 25 2018 - Mar 30 2019
3 night minimum stay
C$87
C$443
 
 
Early Spring
Mar 31 2019 - Apr 20 2019
3 night minimum stay
C$100
From
C$108
Fri,Sat
C$538
 

Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 12.75%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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